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Video: Regiment Launch 50th Anniversary Book

Video: Regiment Launch 50th Anniversary Book

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s book to commemorate its 50th anniversary was officially launched this weekend, with author Tony McWilliam signing copies of the book at Brown & Co. today [Feb 13]. Speaking at today’s booking signing, Mr McWilliam, former Editor of the Bermuda Sun, said, “It traces not only the history of the Bermuda Regiment,... Read more of this article

Royal Bermuda Regiment To Launch New Book

Royal Bermuda Regiment To Launch New Book

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s picture-packed book to commemorate its 50th anniversary is to be officially launched at the weekend. And author Tony McWilliam will be on hand at Brown & Co. on Front Street on Saturday to sign copies of Royal Bermuda Regiment – 50 Years Strong, prepared to celebrate last year’s golden anniversary of the Island’s... Read more of this article

Video: “Honorary Freedom Of The City” March

Video: “Honorary Freedom Of The City” March

The 2015 Convening of the Legislature Parade had an extra dimension this year as part of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s 50th anniversary celebrations, with Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling conferring the “Honorary Freedom of the City of Hamilton” on the Royal Bermuda Regiment. Following the reading of the Throne Speech, the Royal Bermuda... Read more of this article

Proclamation: “Freedom Of The City Of Hamilton”

Proclamation: “Freedom Of The City Of Hamilton”

The 2015 Convening of the Legislature Parade will take on a special dimension this year as part of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s 50th anniversary celebrations, with Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling conferring the Honorary Freedom of the City of Hamilton on the Royal Bermuda Regiment. The announcement said, “Parliament will be convened on Friday,... Read more of this article

Full 100 Minute Video: 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

Full 100 Minute Video: 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

The Bermuda Tattoo was held over three nights in Dockyard, with the 3-night event featuring performers from the UK, USA, Canada, Jamaica and Bermuda. The event featured both local and international acts including a world premier performance of Half Century Celebration, a tune specially composed in honour of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s 50th anniversary. Other... Read more of this article

Video: Highlights Of 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

Video: Highlights Of 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

The Bermuda Tattoo was held over three nights, concluding on Saturday evening [Oct 24], bringing an end to the 3-night event which featured performers from the UK, USA, Canada, Jamaica and Bermuda. The event featured both local and international acts, with musicians and dancers from military and civilian bands dazzling crowds with music, dance and... Read more of this article

The Duchess Of Gloucester Wraps Up Royal Visit

The Duchess Of Gloucester Wraps Up Royal Visit

This weekend the Governor and Mrs Fergusson welcomed HRH The Duchess of Gloucester to Government House for her third visit to Bermuda as Colonel-in-Chief of the [now] Royal Bermuda Regiment. The highlight of the visit was the Bermuda Tattoo at the Royal Naval Dockyard celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Regiment, but in a busy programme Her Royal... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Regiment Anniversary Tattoo

Photos: Bermuda Regiment Anniversary Tattoo

The Royal Bermuda Regiment’s 50th anniversary tattoo was hailed a huge success, with more than 4500 people attending the colourful three-night pageant of military music, which featured top military bands from around the world. The final performance on Saturday night was attended by HRH the Duchess of Gloucester, the Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Fireworks At Bermuda Tattoo

Photos & Video: Fireworks At Bermuda Tattoo

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Tattoo — the signature event of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s year-long 50th anniversary celebrations — concluded last night  [Oct 24] with a fireworks finale, bringing an end to the 3-night event held in Dockyard. The Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Bermuda Regiment was joined by military bands from... Read more of this article

Military Pageantry On Display At Bermuda Tattoo

Military Pageantry On Display At Bermuda Tattoo

A fireworks display was the finale last night [Oct 22] to an international all-star pageant of military music at the 2015 Bermuda Tattoo. The Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] was joined by military bands from the UK, Canada, Jamaica and the United States for the opening night of the RBR’s 50th anniversary tattoo. And the... Read more of this article

Performers Ready For 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

Performers Ready For 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

Local and international performers for the Bermuda Tattoo 2015 held their final dress rehearsal in the Keep Yard of the Royal Naval Dockyard last night in preparation for the first performance, being held this evening, Thursday, October 22. Musicians and dancers from fourteen military and civilian bands dazzled a crowd of invited guests with almost... Read more of this article

Black Watch Pipe Band To Mark 1848 Outbreak

Black Watch Pipe Band To Mark 1848 Outbreak

An unusual event on Thursday morning [Oct 22] may be seen by residents and passers-by in the area of Black Watch Pass and North Shore Road. One of the world’s most famous Pipe Bands will emerge from Black Watch Pass to where a well dug by members of their military unit to provide help during a disastrous 1848 fever outbreak will be rededicated.The... Read more of this article

Over 400 Performers For 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

Over 400 Performers For 2015 Bermuda Tattoo

Over 400 local and international performers descended onto Warwick Camp this weekend in preparation for the 2015 Bermuda Tattoo, which is the signature event of the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s year-long 50th Anniversary celebrations. Musicians and dancers from fourteen military and civilian bands will spend the week working and rehearsing together, culminating... Read more of this article